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Pursuing Minnesota Joseph Maternowski
Joseph Maternowski

Joseph Maternowski

Shareholder at Hessian & McKasy, PA in Minneapolis.

37 years of experience

Environmental Law, Real Estate Law, Gov & Administrative Law, Business Law



Joseph Maternowski is a shareholder at the Hessian & McKasy firm in Minneapolis practicing in the areas of environmental, real estate and business law. Joe began his legal career in the Minnesota Attorney General's Office where he represented the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Joe focuses his private practice on environmental matters arising in real estate and business transactions. Joe has extensive experience with site investigations and cleanups, vapor intrusion assessments, state Brownfields programs and with federal and state environmental agencies. Joe assists real estate and business lawyers and in house counsel on transactions where environmental issues arise. He helps clients obtain liability assurances from state and federal authorities and is often involved with enforcement defense and cost recovery litigation. Joe tracks developments in environmental law and compliance on his blog that can be found on his website. Joe's clients view him as trusted adviser. Joe is an experienced attorney who has been active in the Minnesota State Bar Association serving as Chair and Section Council member of the MSBA's Environment, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section. Joe is a frequent speaker at CLEs and recently was asked to prepare a series of CLEs on environmental law topics that are directed to business and real estate attorneys. Joe serves as outside environmental counsel to a number of national, regional and local corporations. The Hessian & McKasy law firm provides a range of services to its clients. For more information about the Firm and our attorneys please visit our website at View More ›


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Practice Area

Environmental Law
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law,
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs,
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,


Temple University Beasley School of Law

J.D. | Law, Environmental Law

Temple University Beasley School of Law
Yale University

B.A. (1978) | American History

Yale University

Professional Associations

Minnesota State Bar


1989 - Current

Minnesota State Bar
Minnesota State Bar Association

Chair, Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section

2004 - 2005

Minnesota State Bar Association

Websites & Blogs

Environmental Law Attorney Practice Group


Social Media


Hessian & McKasy, PA
3700 RBC Plaza 60 South 6th Street Minneapolis, MN 55402
Telephone: (612) 746-5754
Fax: (612) 746-5755

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